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Hydrant Flushing

The West Reading Fire Dept will be conducting their annual hydrant flushing this week (April 14th - April 18th). During this time you may experience low water pressure and discolored water. It is recommended that you run the water in your faucet for a couple of minutes once the hydrant flushing has been complete.


Flea Market - Saturday, April 26th
Father Daughter Dance - Friday, May 2nd
Flea Market - Saturday, May 17th
Election Day - Tuesday, May 20th (this was incorrect in the newsletter)
Pool Opens Memorial Day Weekend - May 24th-26th
Pool opens for the weekend - May 31st
Flea Market - Saturday June 14th
Moonlight Swims - July 11th, 18th, 25th, August 1
National Night Out - Tuesday, August 5th
Pig Roast - August (TBD)
Pool Closes - Monday, September 1st @ 5:00pm
Doggie Days - Monday, September 1st (5pm-7pm)
Tons of Trucks - Saturday, September 6th
Flea Market - Saturday, September 20th

For more information on the events listed please go to the Recreation section under the "DEPARTMENTS" tab and click on "CALENDAR OF EVENTS".


West Reading Borough is currently in need of volunteers to serve on the Vacancy Board and Zoning Hearing Board. Borough residents who are interested in serving on any of theseBoards are asked to submit a letter of interest to:

Richard J. Sichler, Borough Manager
Borough of West Reading
500 Chestnut Street
West Reading, PA 19611


To learn more about the program and to register click on the CodeRED logo below.

The CodeREDâ„¢ Emergency Notification System is an extremely FAST Communication Service available for mass Emergency Notifications.  CodeREDâ„¢ employs one-of-a-kind Internet maping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a high speed telephone calling system capable of delivering customized pre-recorded emergency messages directly to homes and businesses, live individuals and answering machines, at the rate of up to 60,000 calls per hour.

If you know of anyone who hasn't registered to receive the CodeREDâ„¢ alerts, and they live in West Reading, please encourage them to do so.


Frequently Asked Questions

Important Information from Western Berks Water Authority

In case of a water related emergency and to get up to date information on the water advisory, please go to and click on the "water advisory" link.

If you have any questions or concerns for the borough manager (Richard Sichler), please send your email to  




Upcoming Event

Environmental Advisory Committee meeting
See Details


The Borough of West Reading
500 Chestnut Street
West Reading, PA 19611
Office: 610-374-8273
Fax: 610-374-8419
E:mail: webmaster
Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.